Dorairajan

Dr. Lalgudi Narayanan Dorairajan
Department: 
Urology
Designation: 
Professor (Sr. Scale) & Medical Superintendent
About Me: 
Areas of treatment: Laparoscopic Surgery for Urological Diseases Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy and Ureteroscopic Lithotripsy for Stone Disease Kidney transplantation (Live as well as Deceased Donor) and Vascular Access Surgery for Dialysis Surgery for Urological Cancers including Radical Nephrectomy, Cystectomy, Radical Prostatectomy and Neobladder and Continent Diversions Reconstructive Urology especial Urethroplasty for Urethral Stricture Disease Surgery for Urinary Incontinence. About this doctor: Dr. Dorairajan is an expert in many urological surgeries including reconstructive urological surgeries such as urethroplasty, percutaneous and ureteroscopic lithotripsy for urinary tract stone disease, laparoscopic urological surgery, kidney transplantation, vascular access surgery for dialysis and urological cancer surgery for cancers of the adrenal, kidney, bladder and prostate. He is an acclaimed surgeon in urethroplasty for stricture disease and has performed more than 250 urethroplasties. Dr. Dorairajan joined JIPMER in 1999 as Associate Professor of Urology and subsequently became Professor of Urology in 2003. In 2013 he became the Head of the Department. Dr. Dorairajan has established the percutaneous nephrolithotomy for minimally invasive treatment of kidney stones and the laparoscopic (key-hole surgery) urological surgery program in JIPMER. He played a leadership role in establishing the kidney transplantation services in the department and performed the first ever deceased donor kidney harvest for transplantation in Pondicherry. He performed the first surgery in the department for minimally invasive treatment of urinary incontinence (mid-urethral sling) in women and trained other faculty members in it. He has also performed for the first time in JIPMER reconstructive lap urology, orthotopic neobladder for radical cystectomy, buccal mucosal graft urethroplasty, endourological surgeries like injection therapy for VUR, RIRS for stones and antegrade endopyelotomy for pelviureteral junction obstruction. Dr. Dorairajan had his undergraduate education in medicine at the premier All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi (AIIMS). He subsequently did his post-graduation in surgery and superspecialisation (MCh) in Urology at the AIIMS. At AIIMS where he received training in laparoscopy under Dr. Ashok Hemal, a pioneer in robotic surgery in the world and a leader in laparoscopic urology in this country. He was awarded the Chakroborty Fellowship for the year 2009 by the Indian American Urological Association (IAUA) and visited the Departments of Urology at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA and the Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California, USA for 6 weeks and one month respectively for training in Robotic and Minimally Invasive Urological Surgery. Academic Contributions Dr. Dorairajan has served as Assistant Professor of Urology at the Nizam’s institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderaba